“Married to the Mob” Jihadi Edition


Saudi Arabia finds another reprehensible way to abuse its women
How sweet— an Ivy League author is seriously intrigued with the notion that government-sponsored matchmaking may diminish the recidivism rate of Muslim terrorists. Harvard lecturer Jessica Stern chatted with Michelle Martin at National Public Radio (NPR) and stressed that victimization and alienation are the predominant factors [...]

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Ramesh Ponnuru: Why the GOP Shouldn’t Get Too Confident – Time.com


Republicans can hardly believe their good fortune. First, Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan of North Dakota announced that he would not run for re-election, giving Republicans a good shot at taking his seat. Then the Democratic governor of Colorado, Bill Ritter, said he was bowing out. Ditto the Democrats’ top candidate for governor in Michigan. And […]

The Good, the Bad, and Oliver Stone, Part 1: Natural Born Killers


Apparently the bad economy is taking its toll on even Hollywood stars, some of whom have begun pursuing a lucrative side career as amateur historical revisionists. First, Matt Damon and a gaggle of left-leaning cohorts helped promote radical historian Howard Zinn’s perverse perspective of American history in a television documentary. Now famed director Oliver Stone has announced that [...]

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Democrats launch counterattack to save Harry Reid’s career – Mike Allen and Jake Sherman – POLITICO.com


Democrats are preparing to throw the race card back in the laps of Republicans as part of a counterattack designed to help save Harry Reid’s political career. First, Reid’s allies plan to distribute the NAACP vote ratings of Republican senators who have scolded him. The data will be made available to editorial boards, cable programs […]

Dick Cheney: Conservative of the Year – HUMAN EVENTS


In Washingtonian “inside the Beltway” terms, the most amazing aspect of former Vice President Dick Cheney’s new clout is that he is achieving it the old-fashioned way: talking about public policy. He is not running for President or any other office. He has not formed a PAC or a D.C. lobbying firm. He is not […]

Harry Reid


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To view the full Harry Reid profile, click here. Excerpts from the Harry Reid profile: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was born in December 1939 in Searchlight, Nevada…. Over the course of his political career, Reid has been implicated in several serious ethics scandals…. Reid has been one of the Senate’s most vocal critics of the […]

Cap-And-Trade Loss A Stunner In Aussie Vote


An article was just published on Investors.com that’s really exciting.
Let’s hope this is contagious, and the rest of the American people wake up too!
This is great news for all supporters of rationality and common sense in government:
Cap-and-trade in Australia — which just a week ago was declared a certainty — is officially dead.
This is [...]

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Kay S. Hymowitz: What Cornel West and Larry Summers actually agree about, City Journal


Is there anyone in public life more reviled than economic eminence and White House chief economic advisor Larry Summers? Liberals, moderates, women, academics, and now, with his hand in the financial crisis, Middle America: he’s managed to offend them all. But if there is any good still lingering anywhere in the vicinity of Summers, the […]

Do We Feel Lucky? What President Obama Can Learn From Clint Eastwood


Clint Eastwood’s ‘Dirty’ Harry Callahan made audiences appreciate his zero tolerance policy for criminals with lines like “Go ahead, make my day”.  Over the course of five films Harry took out the trash for San Francisco.  He squashed numerous threats from serial killers to corrupt police officers.  He drove ‘bleeding heart’ liberals crazy to the [...]

Fred Barnes: What Obama Needs to Say at West Point, The Weekly Standard


You can’t fight a successful war unless the commander-in-chief is fully committed to it. So President Obama’s chief task in his speech Tuesday night on Afghanistan is to make it absolutely clear that he is. This won’t be easy. Obama comes from the antiwar wing of the Democratic party that opposes the use of force […]